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Penguins of Madagascar Movie Event

My family enjoyed a weekend at a Penguins of Madagascar Bronx Zoo event and saw an advance screening of the movie earlier this month. We were planning on watching the Penguins of Madagascar movie when it’s released on Wednesday, November 26th, because the trailer looked so fun… That is why we were happy that DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox invited us as guests to … [Read More...]

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The way that kids view things changes everything. Back in January when I went to the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas, 3D printers were being highlighted. Honestly, I really wasn't that impressed. I didn't “get” what the whole fuss was about. Fast forward a couple … [Read More...]

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Good Food Force National Meeting Highlights

I attended the Good Food Force National Meeting this past weekend in Washington, DC. Hosted and sponsored by MomsRising.org, the event was focused on bringing together volunteer food advocates who wanted to learn more about junk food marketing to kids, healthy school foods … [Read More...]

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Terhune Orchards Fall Festival

Every year, my family goes apple picking. We normally go to DuBois Farms in Highland, NY but this year we went with a group of friends to a new spot.  We went to Terhune Orchards Fall Festival (in Princeton, New Jersey) on Saturday and had a great time. There was pumpkin … [Read More...]

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8+ Boy-Approved Book Gift Ideas

A Facebook friend recently shared a link to The Percy Jackson Problem, an article in The New Yorker. Basically, the author explores two different reading philosophies for kids - “just so long as they’re reading” versus “the kind of book does make a difference” camps. It’s an … [Read More...]